Advanced Computing and Analytics Laboratory

The Advanced Computing and Analytics Laboratory (ACAL) is Meharry SACS’s focal point for collaboration with business and industry partners who are engaged in the advancement and integration of analytics, software engineering, digitalization, and advanced computing across their enterprise. 

The ACAL provides ongoing consultation and collaboration for external partners in

  • Experimental design
  • Data analysis/analytics
  • Information management/curation
  • Applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence
Tim Coburn


Tim Coburn, Ph.D.
Director, Advanced Computing and Analytics Lab
Chief Data Scientist

Dr. Coburn has had an extensive career focused on interdisciplinary applications of statistics, analytics, data science and systems, and computing at the interface of business, science, engineering, and technology.